Bus rams into truck carrying steel rods; 10 killed as rods pierce multiple

July 15, 2017, 1:00 pm
Bus rams into  truck carrying steel rods; 10 killed as rods pierce multiple
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Bus rams into  truck carrying steel rods; 10 killed as rods pierce multiple

Bus rams into truck carrying steel rods; 10 killed as rods pierce multiple

In a tragic accident, Ten people were killed and at least 23 injured as the state run bus rammed into a truck carrying steel rods on an overbridge in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district, on Friday.

The steel rods pierced some of the passengers, apart from 8 passengers, drivers of both the vehicles died on the spot. NDTV reported.

The Tamil Nadu State bus was trying to overtake the lorry when it lost t balance and rammed into it though police are yet to find the cause of the accident.

Travelling from Tiruppur to Kumbakonam, the state-run bus which was carrying some 60 passengers.

The families of the 10 deceased families have been promised 1 lakh each informed the office of Palanisamy. Rs 50000 will also be provided to those injured in the accident.